Jillian Fisher, 20, of Burlington was crowned Miss Vermont 2019 at the Chandler Center for the Arts on June 1st, 2019. Fisher is a student at the University of Vermont pursuing a degree in Animal Science, and expects to graduate in the spring of 2020. She plans to become a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. She is a vocalist and performed Dream On by Aerosmith in the talent portion of the competition.
In addition to the title of Miss Vermont, Jillian Fisher earned $5,000 in cash scholarships, including a $1,000 Stowe Rotary scholarship, and $3,550 of in-kind scholarships to Dale Carnegie of Vermont.
Jillian’s Social Impact Initiative is “Fighting Addiction”. She hopes to work with programs throughout the state that education children about the dangers of drug use. Miss Vermont 2019 will represent the state at the 2020 Miss America Competition.
Other prizes awarded at the 2019 Miss Vermont competition include:
- Miss Vermont’s 1st Runner-Up: Ashley Terpak
- Miss Vermont’s 2nd Runner-Up: Hannah Roque
- Non-Finalist Talent: Therran Adams
- Non-Finalist Interview: Alexina Federhen
- Miss People’s Choice Award: Cassie Greene
- Miss Spirit Award: Hannah Roque
- Miss America Community Service Award: Cassie Greene
- Miss America Academic Award: Alexina Federhen
- Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Miracle Maker Award: Ashley Terpak
The Miss Vermont program also crowned their teen ambassador. Danielle Trottier, 17, of Barre is the new Miss Vermont’s Outstanding Teen. A dancer, she performed a Jazz piece to “Cinema Italiano” during the talent competition in the show. Trottier is a student at Spaulding High School, and will be promoting her platform, “Breaking Barriers at the Barre”, as Miss Vermont’s Outstanding Teen.
In addition to the title of Miss Vermont’s Outstanding Teen, Danielle earned $1,100 in cash scholarships and $3,550 of in-kind scholarships to Dale Carnegie of Vermont.
Danielle represented Vermont at the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen competition in Orlando, Florida this July, and had an amazing time with her sisters!
Other prizes awarded at the 2019 Outstanding Teen competition include:
- 1st Runner Up: Emily Friedrichsen
- Teen People’s Choice Award: Morgan Sutliff
- Teen Spirit Award: Danielle Trottier